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WEST 56TH STREET over AMTRAK W SIDE CON

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Coordinates:
+40.76901, -73.99040
40°46'08" N, 73°59'25" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:WEST 56TH STREET over AMTRAK W SIDE CON
Structure number:000000002245370
Location:AT WEST MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:35.8 ft. [10.9 m]
Total length:72.8 ft. [22.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1935
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,017 [as of 2003]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:90.9 tons [82.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:53.9 tons [49.0 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:91.7
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$2,477,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
May 201491.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood7017
June 201291.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood7017
July 201074.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood7017
April 200874.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood7017
December 200674.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood7017
December 200474.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood7017
June 200274.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood6921
April 200078.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory6921
January 199878.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory6921
April 199663.9Structurally deficientPoorFairFair6921
March 199449.8Structurally deficientPoorPoorPoor7000
April 199249.8Structurally deficientPoorFairPoor7000
March 199049.8Structurally deficientFairFairPoor7000